supporting education and performing arts projects

Current Projects

École la Nouvelle Race (New Race School), Toukra, Chad

New Race School was established by Nigel and Lynn Whitehouse to serve the children of the Nomadic people in Toukra, Chad. Since its establishment the school, which serves pre-K to 6th grade, has grown to 500 students with 60% of them being girls. Over several years, Lynn and Nigel have been able to find support for the schools from family and friends and corporations operating in Chad. Unfortunately, Nigel suddenly passed in 2019 and Lynn had to return to Canada to be closer to family. Several...

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Partnership with Lowe’s Grove Middle School

The Anika James Foundation is partnering with Lowe’s Grove Middle School in Durham, North Carolina, to enhance the students’ success by providing needed tools and equipment to the teachers and students, especially those involved in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)...

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Anika James Scholarship for Students of Color

The main purpose of this scholarship is to promote educational opportunities for students of color who are pursuing a 4-year college degree.  Applicants must be seeking to give back to the community through their service and must demonstrate financial need.  Criteria:  Must be attending college (freshmen, including high school seniors accepted to college; sophomores; or juniors)Must be seeking to give back to the community (with current and future plans for community...

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